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New Staff Members

Please help us welcome some new members to the MISD Family!    

 

      Mr. Whittle is currently in his eighteenth year of education and twelfth year as an educational leader. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Lubbock Christian University where he was also a member of the LCU Chaparral baseball team.  He received his Master’s degree from Texas Tech University in Educational Leadership. Mr. Whittle is a 1996 graduate of Marble Falls High School.  Mr. Whittle loves spending time in the outdoors and everything about the Texas Hill County. His favorite things to do outside of school are hunting, fishing, golfing and being able to coach his children’s athletic teams. His wife, Holly, is an elementary school counselor at Starkey Elementary in Kerrville ISD.  They have been blessed with 3 beautiful children (Ellie-7th grade, John Alan-3rd grade and Drew-1st grade) who will all be proud Mason Punchers soon!

   

 Mr. Whittle is passionate about teaching, learning and raising his family in the phenomenal community of Mason, TX.  He brings experience from a variety of educational leadership roles during his career.  He was the inaugural Principal of Belton New Tech High @ Waskow in Belton ISD, which is an innovative, technology rich campus focused on providing students 21st century skills through Project-Based Learning.  He has served as an Assistant Principal at both the high school and middle school levels in Kerrville ISD and Marble Falls ISD. He served as the Associate Principal of Curriculum and Instruction at Marble Falls High School.  Mr. Whittle has also served as the Senior Director of Special Education in Kerrville ISD.

Go Punchers!

 
Mrs. Armstrong is the Pre-K through Eighth grade counselor for the 2017-2018 school year, which is her 19th year in education. In previous districts, Julie has been a campus principal of a Pre-K through fourth grade campus and taught secondary math, secondary English, and dual credit English. She also coached volleyball, basketball, track, and tennis at various times for the first twelve years of her career. Her husband, Chris Armstrong, is the boys basketball coach in Llano and they have two beautiful daughters-Collins (4) and Abigail (18 mos).  She is proud to be a Puncher as she will get to work with some of the best educators and students in Texas. 
  
Coach Denis Cano is excited to join the amazing staff at Mason ISD. He and his wife, Elizabeth have two daughters, McKenzie-Freshman & Madison -7th Grade. He is looking forward to teaching Texas History as well as being a member of our great coaching staff!
Mrs. Wyatt, our new, high-spirited, fun-loving Kindergarten Teacher!  She has been a part of the community for three years, getting to know some of the students while substituting in the classroom, driving a bus, helping the dance teacher, and showing her passion and Puncher Pride!! She has taught various elementary grades for 6 years including having a home daycare for 3 years. Heather is married and has 3 beautiful children, and her hobbies include sewing, crafting, and being outdoors.
Coach Cade Smith is the new Mason High School Tennis Coach and Dean of Students.  He is a 2000 graduate of Mason High School and a 2005 graduate of Texas Tech University.  After graduating from Texas Tech, he coached high school tennis and was a Business Education teacher for 11 years at San Angelo Central High School.  He is extremely excited to return home and be a Mason Puncher again!
Mrs. Tovar is originally from Colorado, but she has been a part of the close knit and oh so welcoming Mason community for two years. She will be the Junior High ESL Paraprofessional.  She is excited to start the year working towards being the bridge between two languages for some of the jr. high students. Both of her parents are Mason natives and Mason High graduates so she is blessed to have the opportunity to return to Mason and be part of this great group of fellow educators. She is the middle of 3 kids with an older brother in Colorado and a younger sister, Tiani who is a Senior this year at Mason High. She is new to the school environment but has volunteered a lot of her time over the past two years being a high school youth leader and junior high religious education teacher. Mrs. Tovar strives to make learning fun and exciting.